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Nigeria Extends Contract to Brevity Anderson & Co for Energy Conference Planning


The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved a 7-year contract extension for Brevity Anderson Consortium as conference producers and organizers of the Nigeria International Energy Summit (N.I.E.S) formerly known as Nigeria International Petroleum Summit (N.I.P.S).

The confirmation came after a review and approval by the country’s cabinet, aka Federal Executive Council.

“The Honourable Minister of Petroleum Resources presented a memo to FEC for a 7-year contract extension between Ministry of Petroleum Resources and Messrs. Brevity Anderson Consortium as consultants and producers of the Nigeria International Energy Summit (N.I.E.S) and the memo was approved by the Council”, a press release by Brevity Anderson quoted  Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, as saying.

The information minister was reported as saying that the summit was conceptualized as a pan-African energy and business conference for furthering Africa’s energy integration in the continent has reduced the need for Nigeria to lead large delegations to the annual Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, USA.

“We have been able to save a considerable amount of foreign exchange, we have been able to attract foreign exchange and we have also been able to attract more jobs through this summit”, Mohammed reportedly added.

James Shindi, Nigeria International Energy Summit Project Director & Chief Executive, Brevity Anderson, said that some of the remarkable outcomes from the N.I.E.S have been embraced by the government, policy makers and the industry as a whole.

The 6th edition of the summit, inaugurated in 2018, will hold from April 16th to 20th, 2023, in Abuja with the theme; “Global Perspectives for a Sustainable Energy Future”.

Fire Incident on Shebah Exploration’s Floating Production Unit

The Management of Shebah Exploration & Production Company Ltd (SEPCOL) in RECEIVERSHIP hereby announce the unfortunate incident of a fire that engulfed our offshore facility, the FPSO Trinity Spirit located at the Ukpokiti Teminal, following an explosion during the early hours of Wednesday, 2nd of February 2022.

The cause of the explosion is currently being investigated and we are working with necessary parties to contain the situation. At this time there are no reported fatalities, but we can confirm that there were ten crew men on board the vessel prior to the incident and we are prioritising investigations with respect to their safety and security.

We appreciate the assistance provided us by the Clean Nigeria Associates, the Chevron team operating in the nearby Escravos facility and our community stakeholders as well as fishermen, who have been of tremendous assistance since the incident happened. We have duly notified all relevant authorities and we appeal to the members of the public to stay away from the area while our Crisis Management Team continue to monitor the situation and update all stakeholders with new information as the investigation evolves.

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